Local News

Traffic advisory for John Wesley Blvd

Beginning Monday, March 18, John Wesley Boulevard from Bobbie Street to Loreco Street will be closed to through traffic for street repairs. Signage is in place to notify motorists of the work.

1 dead in Miden single car wreck

On Sunday, around 8:57 p.m., troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on U.S. Highway 79 south of Louisiana Highway 518 where a Haynesville man died.

BPCC to hold 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' reading

Bossier Parish Community College, along with hundreds of schools, libraries and other organizations around the world, will host a public reading of Dr.

I-20 wreck leaves 1 dead, police searching for other driver

On Sunday, at 3:36 p.m., troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two vehicle fatal crash where a Shreveport woman died on Interstate Highway 20 about 10 miles west of Ruston.

Early morning fire leaves heavy damage to duplex

Bossier City Fire Department responded to a fire early this morning. It happened in the 2500 block of Broadway Drive at 8:50 a.m.

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is underway

The Ponchatoula Festival is underway this weekend with an estimated 200,000 people attending this year and it ends on Sunday.

Afternoon fire leaves heavy damage to a two-story home

An afternoon fire heavily damages a two-story house in Bossier City. Bossier City Fire Department responded to a fire in the 400 block of Summit Drive.

Water and sewer rate increase

District G Councilman Sam Jenkins is pushing an amendment that would exclude seniors age 65 and older that are on a fixed income that would exclude them from a potential water and sewer rate increase.

Texas DOT urging drivers to be cautious

The Texas Department of Transportation is urging motorists to drive more cautiously in high traffic oil and gas production areas especially in the Haynesville/Bossier Shale area of Texas.

Caddo Parish teenager struck by school bus, listed in critcal condition

A teenager was struck by a Caddo Parish School Bus right before 3:00 p.m.,  Froday in the 2800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Shreveport.